Winter Climbing forum

Snow/Ice routes & conditions
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From Scottish gullies to Rjukan ice falls, this is the forum to discuss everything involved with winter climbing. Conditions, what's in and what's not, avalanche risk, recommended routes plus accounts of your exploits.
For a list of all the routes climbed in the last few days have a look at our UK Winter Conditions Page.

Lakes conditions47134,008
Ollomont Icefall climbing conditions3252
Easiest snow gullies in the Lakes3338
Snowdonia Avalanche Reports2610
Why is everyone asking about gullies?373,694
Scottish Winter Climbing Meet Cancelled101,848
Savage Slit - please don't climb it in winter.223,304
Wild camping + easy mountaineering (Coruisk/Knoydart etc)?11635
Point 5 Gully Ben Nevis102,506
Allt a'Mhuilinn Parking Ben Nevis?11684
Conditions in Brecon Beacons6577
Winter Approach Video9726
post box gully sgorr ruadh1193
U22 Ice Climbing World Championship-122
Was that you having an epic?141,913
Fiacaill Buttress Abseil Approach1340
Brown Cove Left Branch vs Central Gully4484
Duel with An Teallach81,353
Prognosis for the season5646
UKC/UKH Winter Conditions Report - Ben Nevis 6th February 201461,900
Aonach egach traverse1440
Beinn Udlaidh today (Sunday)4659
Slovenia winter climbing4232
Ben Lui (Argyll)4476
Cham ice report2403
3 days in the Lakes - give me some routes!!!141,083
UKC Skye conditions report 6 Feb 2014-294
Working out slope gradient from map10490
Lake District Accomidation next weekend5259
Grade III/IV 6808
Conditions in the fannichs?-232
great end/ red tarn conditions-352
Rjukan from 10th Feb Lift needed-115
Any Ice Up North?101,794
ski helmets for winter climbing?12958
Anyone Have a Ben Lomond Topo?11740
Tips on Cold hands833,125
Inspiration please?4652
Homemade Abalakov threader121,242
rjukan conditions anyone..?835,461
Gavarnie Conditions1215
John Cunningham climbing the Ben 1976231,789
Legend on Aonach Eagach Ridge11,285
Arrochar Alps conditions? 302,838
La Grave, Ecrins conditions-260
The Shroud Ben Nevis there?71,321
Any suggestions1322
Scottish route with a caving pitch6595
Ice climbing: when the column collapses -579
Scottish winter vs dry tooling grading3553
Tri Cams281,301
Arrochar conditions3381
Glyders winter conditions1440
a quick question from a newb :)5606
Lliwedd in winter14610
Cairngorms Conditions3941
UKC Winter conditions report Cairngorms 24th Jan31,548
Winter Scrambling101,250
UKC Winter Conditions report. Skye January 26th51,055

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